Contact Info

bill johnson

William "Bill" E. Johnson

Director of Operations

Courthouse Annex

1234 North Street

Post Office Box 149
Bamberg, South Carolina 29003
Phone: (803) 245-3111
Fax: (803) 245-3027

johnsonb@bambergcounty.sc.gov

Building & Planning

Building & Planning Department

 

Mission Statement

The Bamberg County Building & Planning Department strives to achieve excellence while fulfilling its role as administrator and advisor to the County Administrator and governing body on land use, planning, zoning, subdivision, code enforcement and other regulatory programs to guide future growth and development within the County. Our commitment to excellence goes beyond our obligations to staff and elected officials.

 

We are committed to providing quality services to all citizens through innovation, continuous improvement, determination and excellence in customer service. We strongly believe in a community-oriented comprehensive planning approach and welcome any comments, concerns, or suggestions that citizens would like to offer.

 

Department Functions

The Building & Planning Department handles a variety of land development and property / environmental issues within the County. To see an overview of the services we offer follow the links below:

 

  • Building Inspection
  • Planning & Zoning
  • Code Enforcement & Litter Control
  • Mosquito Control

BAMBERG COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATES

Bamberg County Clerk of Court is adjusting operations until further notice. Citizens must have a mask when entering the Bamberg County Courthouse.
Registrar of Deeds - appointments must be set in advance to
 abstract or search records, or file paperwork, please call 803-245-3025, ext 2107, to make an appointment.

Family Court- please call 803-245-3025 before coming to the office so that paperwork can be prepared in advance to cut down on the wait time.

 
Bamberg County Probate Court offices remain open to telephone, fax, and email communication. Please call 803-245-3008 Ext. 2111 or 803-707-1301  for assistance. Due to continuing concerns related to Covid-19, the public is urged to use means other than in-person contact.

Bamberg County DSS/DHHS is closed to in-office visitors until further notice. Employees are still in the office and can assist via phone (803) 245-4363 or email BambergWebsite@dss.sc.gov
 
Bamberg County Detention Center is suspending all visitation to inmates until further notice. Any questions should be directed to the Bamberg County Detention Center at 803-245-3020. 
 
Bamberg County General Sessions and Family Court are canceled until further notice. Jurors do not need to report to court. 
 
The Bamberg County Office on Aging is no longer providing meals at their location on Log Branch Road in Bamberg. All meals will be delivered to homes with appropriate safety measures. The senior center is closed to the public but medical transportation is still available. Please call 803-245-3021 for more information.
 
These changes are to ensure public and staff safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. The public is encouraged to call, email, or use the drive-through Treasurer's window, or online services via the Bamberg County website (www.bambergcounty.sc.gov) rather than attend offices in-person, whenever possible and practical. For more information, email info@bambergcounty.sc.gov or call 803-245-5191, or check the COVID-19 webpage on this site: http://www.bambergcountysc.gov/covid-19-updates